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PODALAEA (Ποδαλαία, Ποδαλλία, Ποδαλία, or Ποδάλεια: Eth. Ποδαλεώτης), a town of Lycia, situated in the neighbourhood of Limyra (Steph. B. sub voce but according to Ptolemy (5.3.7) not far from the sources of the Xanthus in the north of Lycia. (Comp. Plin. Nat. 5.28; Hierocl. p. 683.) Sir C. Fellows (Lycia, p. 232, &c.) looks for its site further east towards Mount Solyma, where remains of an ancient town (Cyclopian walls and rock-tombs) near Almalec, are still found, and are known by the name of Eski Hissar, i. e. old town.


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.28
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